Stress

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  • Stress cycle
    Wellbeing

    Feeling burned out? You need to start ‘closing the stress cycle’

  • These are the top 20 things stressing us out this summer
    Life

    Sunburn to busy beaches: these are officially the 20 most stressful things about summer

  • What TikTok’s ‘quiet quitting’ trend teaches us about the need for workplace boundaries
    Careers

    What the ‘quiet quitting’ trend teaches us about the need for workplace boundaries

Latest Stories

Woman looking at view on holiday
Wellbeing

“Why do I always get sick when I’m on holiday?”

How to cope when illness threatens to ruin your rest.

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Chloe Gray
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A woman dealing with stress and anxiety
Mental Health

Feeling stressed and on edge? Here’s how getting to know your vagus nerve could help

We asked an expert to explain.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Woman stressed at work
Wellbeing

This type of stress might actually be really good for your brain

New research has found that certain types of stress improve brain function.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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A woman sat in a chair with a low battery sign above her head
Mental Health

Overwhelm is real. Here’s how to cope if everything feels like too much right now

It can sometimes feel like life is happening to us rather than us living our lives.

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Paula Leach
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Faima Bakar
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Laziness doesn’t exist (but unseen barriers do), according to a psychologist

In a world which rewards productivity, laziness is the enemy.

A woman packing her suitcase
Mental Health

4 simple ways to deal with pre-holiday stress, according to a psychotherapist

Relieve the pressure with the help of this useful advice.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Woman relaxing on a sofa
Wellbeing

6 ways to relax if you have trouble switching off

Can’t stop thinking about work, the news or other people? Here’s how to get some well deserved down time.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman holding her stomach during belly breathing on a yoga mat
Wellbeing

Your diaphragm is the missing key to better gut health

This little-discussed muscle is responsible for what passes through your digestive tract.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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A woman lying down with her hands over her face
Mental Health

How to tell the difference between stress and anxiety (and why it’s important)

There are a number of key differences to keep an eye out for.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman lying on top of an empty battery to symbolise burnout
Mental Health

The real reason you feel the need to be busy all the time

Are you ‘addicted’ to feeling overwhelmed?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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A woman in the pool on holiday
Mental Health

Going away this summer? Here’s how to avoid ‘holiday burnout’

Give yourself the relaxing break you deserve with the help of these simple tips.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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How to regain a sense of control when everything feels so uncertain

From a record-breaking heatwave to a Tory leadership race, everything feels rather... chaotic right now. Here’s how to deal with all the uncertainty.

Woman sitting on mat in countryside
Wellbeing

“I’ve found an antidote to the chaos of 2022 – it’s forest bathing”

There's nothing like sticking your head in a bush to reduce stress.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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illustration of woman worryin
Mental Health

“Did I leave the iron on?” How to break the endless worry cycle

Anyone else think it can often feel like our days are merging into an endless stream of worries?

Posted by
Helen Bownass
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Louise Burke
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Woman in shavasana
Workouts

Recovery Clinic: is ‘down-regulating’ enough to save us from stress?

Dissecting the newest wellness buzz term.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Woman reading a book
Wellbeing

Recovery Clinic: why daytime resting might be as important as sleep to beat fatigue

We're obsessed with bedtime, but how many of us actually take time to pause throughout the day?

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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7 signs you’re emotionally drained, according to a psychologist
Mental Health

7 tell-tale signs you’re emotionally drained, according to a psychologist

Sound relatable?

Posted by
Amy Beecham
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Black woman with stomach ache
Wellbeing

“How a random Instagram DM helped me to heal from endometriosis”

Pain doesn’t have to be a life sentence.

Posted by
Elizabeth McCafferty
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Chloe Gray
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This study shows why you always get sick when you’re stressed

And it explains how to stop feeling so run-down.

Woman in upward dog
Workouts

7 yogis share their favourite poses for brain health, strength and reducing stress

Different poses have different benefits.

Posted by
Kerry Law
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